|Born:||January 20 1971|
Amanda "Mandy" Carter-Zegarowski (born January 20, 1971) is a former American college basketball player and former high school girls basketball coach and the mother of current NBA player Michael Carter-Williams.
Early Life and CareerEdit
Mandy Carter-Zegarowski graduated from Salem State College with a degree in communications. She began her coaching career 20 years ago as an instructor of youth clinics at the Hamilton Recreation Center. Carter went on to coach the JV Girls’ Basketball team at Hamilton Wenham High School before being appointed the Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach at Ipswich High School.
During her tenure at Ipswich, Carter led the Tigers to ten straight state tournament appearances. The Tigers won the league title seven times under Carter’s direction. A four time CAL Coach of the Year winner, she was also named the Massachusetts North Coach of the year.
Most recently, Carter founded A-Z Sports Management, LLC, a managing and consulting company for professional athletes and businesses. She has also established MCW Starz LLC., a comprehensive basketball program evolving out of Mass Hoop Elite. Carter has consulted many families through college recruiting process and provided parents and student athletes with the information needed to make an informed college placement decision.
In college Carter-Zegarowski met Earl Williams while the two were student-athletes at Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts. In her sophomore year of college, she got pregnant with thier first child. Their son, Michael Carter-Williams, was born on October 10, 1991. She married Zach Zegarowski in 1996 and the couple have three children Masey, Marcus and Max. Michael is currently a point guard for the Charlotte Hornets, while Masey is a point guard for the Bryant Bulldogs women's basketball team, and Marcux and Max are basketball plays at Tilton High School.